Dale Van Pelt papers
Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 16
Scope and Contents
The Dale Van Pelt papers document Van Pelt's time as a student at Purdue University. His notes from a Botany class include small drawings and sketches. The diary includes descriptions of friends, local places, and daily activities. The diary and notes give a sample of early student life at Purdue.
- 1891 - 1892
- Van Pelt, Dale (Person)
Collection is open for research.
Copyright and Use Information
Collection material is in the public domain. Consult with Purdue University Archives and Special Collections prior to reproduction of materials.
Dale Van Pelt of Vevay, Indiana, began studying at Purdue University in 1889 and graduated with a B.S. in Mechanics in 1892. In 1892 he was class historian, football team quarterback, President of the Emersonian Society, and art editor of the Debris. After graduation, he worked as an artist for the Indianapolis Sentinel.
0.05 Cubic Feet (Two folders)
Language of Materials
Materials are arranged chronologically.
Collection materials transferred from Butler University Archives via Sally Childs-Helton, April 2008.
All materials have been housed in an acid-free box.
- Dale Van Pelt papers
- Under Review
- Sammie Morris, Shauna Borger, Adriana Harmeyer, and Amanda Rumba
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- Edition statement
- Second edition. Collection description first completed 2010-12-08 by Shauna Borger and Sammie Morris.
- 2019-02-15: Collection rehoused and descriptions updated by Adriana Harmeyer.
- 2020-04-27: Collection description updated by Amanda Rumba to align with data entry standards.